If you're crushing on a colleague, you're not alone: A CareerBuilder.com survey found that 40 percent of workers have dated someone on the job during their career, proving that it's a hookup hot spot. Already attached? Find out if your guy is hooking up at work.
1) Test the waters
Before making a move, it's a good idea to suss out whether your work crush has the hots for you too. Some tip-offs are "if he starts hanging around your work space a lot or asks you to grab lunch or after-work drinks," says Stephanie Losee, coauthor of Office Mate. It's also promising if he's in an unrelated department yet asks your opinion on a project of his - it indicates that he is looking for an excuse to talk to you and values your opinion, notes Losee.You can do your own digging by jokingly saying, "Everyone thinks we're seeing each other, ha-ha. Crazy, right?" If he casts a wide grin or seems into the idea, the coast is clear to start flirting and see what happens.
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